Sassuolo 0-3 AC Milan: Olivier Giroud at the double as Rossoneri claim long-awaited Serie A title

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Olivier Giroud scored twice as Milan’s 11-year-old wait to win the Serie A title with a 3-0 win over Sassuolo.

AC Milan needed only one point at Mapei Stadium on the final day of the season to oust city rivals Inter and secured the goal in style.

There were no signs of annoyance on the rampant Rossoneri as the dominant Rafael Leao prepared Giroud for two goals and scored Franck Kessie’s third goal in the first half with one side.

Stefano Piolo’s side secured a victory at the Reggio Emilia party on Sunday, finishing with two points for Inter to reclaim the Scudetto.

AC Milan filled the entire Sassuolo area from the start, Olivier Giroud forcing a save on Andrea Consigli with a header before Fikayo Tomori put the effort out of the line.

The Rossoneri were completely in control and a crowd of away fans exploded in the 17th minute when Leao stabbed Kaan Ayhan in the middle of the line and exploded to the left before kicking out Giroud, who placed the ball between Consigli’s legs.

Leao re-scored the second goal just half an hour later, dismissing Gian Marco Ferrari and backing off the line for Olivier Giroud to sweep home.

Sassuolo was unable to stay with Leao and went down to the right before falling asleep in the path of the evil-eating Kessie, who shot home with his left foot nine minutes before the break.

Milan was in complete control and there was a party spirit as its fans survived the last days of turmoil following the dream of the first half.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was well-received when he replaced Giroud 18 minutes from the end of what could be his last game in Milan and the striker scored an offside goal against Leao.

Hamed Traore whispered the ball late and that was close as Sassuolo found solace as Pioli celebrated with his players and staff on the touchline before the final whistle.

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